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Blown Away by the View

We've never seen a wind farm before. It's well worth a stop to get up close-ish. The sign boards... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Robert B
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Sydney, Australia
Worth a look if going past on a road trip

We visited the Crookwell Wind Farm viewing area recently on a trip from Goulburn to Orange. It is... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2018
pandd1946
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Batemans Bay, Australia
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“Blown Away by the View”
4 Dec 2018
“Worth a look if going past on a road trip”
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We've never seen a wind farm before. It's well worth a stop to get up close-ish. The sign boards appear to have errors i.e. I don't expect they generate 600KV (volts). It should read 600KVA which is a capacity measure. We loved watching the rotation...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Robert B
Reviewed 5 December 2018

We visited the Crookwell Wind Farm viewing area recently on a trip from Goulburn to Orange. It is worth a stop if you are passing by, to read the signboards giving details and specifications of the wind farm. Some of the turbines are quite close...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

After driving up from Goulburn we were able to get up close and personal. These fans are 60m in diameter and are majestic. For such big units they are amazingly quiet and set in lovely countryside

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

We pass this viewing place every time we go to Crookwell. They are not the only windmills around, but a nice place to stop and view the surrounding countyside in all seasons. .

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank ElemarG
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The wind farm just outside Crookwell is a bit underwhelming these days. When the eight turbines were erected back in 1998 it might have been a sight to behold, as it was one of the first wind farms in Australia, but these days it's dwarfed...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I wouldn't recommend making this the sole reason for your trip. Just large fans in open paddocks that people either love or hate. The littlies may get excited and look for the teletubbies and if you pick the right day you may even be able...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Ree_Views1
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This is really interesting to break your trip and stretch your legs. The windmills are impressive but nowhere near as huge as the monstrosities that are all around them. Feel sorry for all the landowners putting up with them just so Sydney can have power.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank J H
Reviewed 28 January 2016

A nice quiet viewing area has been created off the Crookwell-Goulburn Road, plenty of parking with an informative display board outlining details of the turbines.

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank NannaS74
Reviewed 12 November 2015

When the Crookwell Wind Farm was first built it was something of a special project that was either loved or hated by the community. Over the years it's just become part of the scenery, but in my opinion it remains quite majestic with the white...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Scenic view over the countryside on the road to Crookwell. Makes for some lovely photos with the turbines looking very impressive from the viewing area.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank MrAppleP
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